Academic journal article The Journal of the American Oriental Society

Books Received

Academic journal article The Journal of the American Oriental Society

Books Received

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I. Ancient Near East

ABUSCH, TZVI. Mesopotamian Witchcraft: Toward a History and Understanding of Babylonian Witchcraft Beliefs and Literature. Ancient Magic and Divination, vol. 5. Leiden: Brill-Styx, 2002. Pp. xvi + 314. $87.

--, ed. Riches Hidden in Secret Places: Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Memory of Thorkild Jacobsen. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2002. Pp. xxvii + 333. $45.

ADAMTHWAITE, MURRAY. Late Hittite Emar: The Chronology, Synchronisms, and Socio-Political Aspects of a Late Bronze Age Fortress Town. Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Supplement 8. Louvain: Peeters Press, 2001. Pp. xxiii + 293, illus. 70 [euro] (paper).

AGOSTINO, F., and F. POMPONIO. Umma Messenger Texts in the British Museum, part one. Nisaba (Studi Assiriologici Messinesi), vol. 1. Messina: Dipartimento di Scienze dell'Antichitha dell'Universita degli Studi di Messina, 2002. Pp. 286. 40 [euro] (paper). [Distrib. by Herder Editrice e Libreria, Rome]

ALI, MOHAMMED SHERIF. Hieratische Ritzinschriften aus Theben. Gottinger Orientforschungen, 4th ser., vol. 34. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2002. Pp. xiv + 154, tables. 86 [euro] (paper).

ALTMANN, ALEXANDER, tr. and ed. Saadya Gaon: The Book of Doctrines and Beliefs. Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 2002. Pp. v + 194. $34.95 (cloth); $12.95 (paper).

ANDERSON, ROBERT T., and TERRY GILES. The Keepers: An Introduction to the History and Culture of the Samaritans. Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Publishers, 2002. Pp. xvi + 165, illus. $29.95.

ARNOLD, WERNER, and HARTMUT BOBZIN, eds. "Sprich doch mit deinen Knechten aramaisch, wir verstehen es.!" 60 Beitrage zur Semitistik: Festschrift fur Otto Jastrow zum 60. Geburtstag. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2002. Pp. xxii + 876. DM 154.

AUFRERE, SYDNEY H. Le propylone d'Amon-Re-Montou a Karnak-Nord. Memoires de I'Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, vol. 117. Cairo: Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, 2000. Pp. viii + 570, illus. (paper).

BAKER, HEATHER, ed. The Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, vol. 2, part 1 H-K). Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2000. Pp. ix + 212. $50 (paper).

--, ed. The Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, vol. 2, part 2 (L-N). Helsinki: The NeD-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2001. Pp. x + 328. $60 (paper).

BALOSSI RESTELLI, FRANCESCA. Formation Processes of the First Developed Neolithic Societies in the Zagros and the Northern Mesopotamian Plain. Studi di preistoria orientale, vol. 1. Rome: Dipartimento di Scienze Storiche Areheologiche Antropologiche dell'Antiichita, Universita di Roma "La Sapienza," 2001. Pp. viii + illus. (paper).

BATTAGLINI, SERGIO. Le lamine di Pyrgi: Le bilingue etrucofenicia e il problema delle origini etrusche. Rome: Il Calamo, 2001. Pp. 86, plate. 12.91 [euro] (paper).

BAUCKHAM, RICHARD. Gospel Women: Studies of the Named Women in the Gospels. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Win. B. Eerdmarts Publishing CD., 2002. Pp. xxi + 343. $22 (paper).

BEINLICH, HORST; JOCHEN HALLOF; HOLGER HUSSY; and CHRISTINE VON PFEL, eds, 5. Agyptologische Tempeltagung: Wurzburg, 23.-26. September 1999. Agypten und Altes Testament, vol. 33.3 Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2002. Pp. viii + 221, illus. 49.80 [euro] (paper).

BENNETT, HAROLD V. Injustice Made Legal: Deuteronomic Law and the Plight of Widows, Strangers, and Orphans in Ancient Israel. The Bible in Its World. Grand Rapids, Mich.: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 2002. Pp. xiii + 209. $28, 19.99 [pounds sterliing].

BERGER-EL NAGGAR, CATHERINE; JEAN LECLANT; BERNARD MATHIEU; and ISABELLE PIERRE-CROISIAU. Les texts de la pyramide de Pepy [I.sup.er]. 2 vols. Memoires de I'Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, vol. 118/1-2. Cairo: Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, 2001. Pp. viii + 325, plates (paper).

BERLIN, ADELE. …

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